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Definition 1: a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(physical phenomenon is a kind of ...) all phenomena that are not artificial

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a physical phenomenon related to or involving light

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)

"the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the change in direction of a propagating wave (light or sound) when passing from one medium to another

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the transmission of heat or electricity or sound

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the movement of a wave through a medium

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a phenomenon at the surface of a liquid caused by intermolecular forces

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the straight line configuration of 3 celestial bodies (as the sun and earth and moon) in a gravitational system

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) unstable flow of a liquid or gas

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)

"the boat headed into the chop"

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a physical phenomenon associated with the production or transmission of sound

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the layer of slower flow of a fluid past a surface

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) phenomenon that occurs when a metal is being heated and there is a sudden slowing in the rate of temperature increase; slowing is caused by a change in the internal crystal structure of the metal

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a physical phenomenon involving electricity

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) any source of usable power

"the DOE is responsible for maintaining the energy policy"

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs

"energy can take a wide variety of forms"

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity

"force equals mass times acceleration"

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the lagging of an effect behind its cause; especially the phenomenon in which the magnetic induction of a ferromagnetic material lags behind the changing magnetic field

(... is a kind of physical phenomenon ) the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)

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